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~ Why do you need to follow any religion? ~


I am just curious as to why people need to, or choose wanting to believe in, follow, and participate in any religious affiliation? What drive people to believe in their religions? Is it simply because of tradition, upbringing, or an actual spiritual connection that is hard for some of us to logically rationalize?

 

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    Murphy (CriticalMessage) 5 years ago

    Am I simply nothing as a human just because I can not logically, or rationally believe in mystical fear mongering hocus pocus routines and their unverifiable results?

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    Murphy (CriticalMessage) 5 years ago

    Believing in a 'Rat' gives me reason and purpose...


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    Murphy (CriticalMessage) 5 years ago

    Peeples?, that is exactly where my concern is.

    I personally believe in myself above anything and everything else.

    Can I rightfully expect to be believed by anybody at anytime for anything if I do not beleive in myself, above all else?

    No, I can't


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    Murphy (CriticalMessage) 5 years ago

    I believe that the beliefs provided by 'lburmaster' in this stream are those of the fanatical believer. Their reasons do not need to make sense, and that comes off as concerning to say the least.

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    Murphy (CriticalMessage) 5 years ago

    Yet out of 5 answers provided... Nobody specificly addresses the question definitively... Why so we need to?, or why do we choose to follow any religion? What actually drives our need for religion?


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    Murphy (CriticalMessage) 5 years ago

    "how an individual can live and face this daily life, with all of its challenges and not have a strong faith?" quoting you whonunuwho..

    My answer to that? Very Easily Indeed!

    And yes, we can still love and be loved without religion. Imagine that!


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    Murphy (CriticalMessage) 5 years ago

    Quoting yeagerinvestments "Everyone does it"

    Which is the most wrecklessly over-used generalization of them all. No, not everyone does it... *rolls eyes*

    And what about those of us who do not seek god, wealth, power or status. What about us? answer.


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    Mike Marks 5 years ago

    Perhaps we gather with folks to see and listen if we can find some one who can logically articulate our true personal experience, though in the listening, and perhaps in a desperate need to hear the right words, we confuse other words to be discribin

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    Murphy (CriticalMessage) 5 years ago

    "If you have an opinion? There is no need to be humble about it!" ~ Joan Baez ~

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